Please join us in discussion:

When: May 25, 2021
Time: 12:30 – 14:30 PM, Johannesburg
Topic: Tlhatlošo ya Sepedi ngwaneng!
Register for the webinar here:…/reg…/WN_Ncvjdh1HRBmmFUbtmt7iRA

Go bohlokwa kudu gore bana ba tsebe go ngwala le go bala leleme la gabobona gore ba kgone go atlega dithutong. Gore motho a kgone go kwešiša leleme la bobedi, go bohlokwa gore motheo wa leleme la pele o tie. Ka fao, ke tshwanelo gore maleme a setlogo a matlafatšwe ka ditlabakelo tša go a hlatloša. Go phethagatša se, PUKU e beakantše bobinare (webinar) ya Sepedi ka la 25 Moranang 2021 nako e le metsotso ye masometharo go tšwa iring ya lesomepedi (12h30) mosegare wa sekgalela ge letšatši le tshela kgomo mokokotlo.

This is the fifth instalment in a series of curated conversations amongst writers, academics, publishers, activists, and institutions in the indigenous language ecosystem on The Role of Children’s Literature in preserving and promoting our Indigenous languages.

Through the webinars, we will deliberate the specific challenges and opportunities facing those working in the writing, publication, and promotion of African languages. Our panelists will explore themes such as the economics of indigenous languages, the challenges faced by African language practitioners, strategies to improve publishing as well as to increase access to reading materials.

This Sepedi webinar will be facilitated by Professor Mpho Ngoepe, and our panelists include:

  • Prof Leketi Makalela – Hub for Multilingual Education and Literacies (HUMEL)
    University of the Witwatersrand
  • Dr Napjadi Letsoalo – Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, Unisa
  • Dr Francinah Kanyane – Department of African Languages, Unisa
  • Ms. Keitumetse Audrey Tlokane – Storyteller
  • Dr SelekaTembane – Department of African Languages, Unisa